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Full Text of HB1670  97th General Assembly

HB1670ham001 97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Rep. Kelly Burke

Filed: 3/14/2011

 

 


 

 


 
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AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 1670

2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1670 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
 
4    "Section 5. The Open Meetings Act is amended by changing
5Sections 1.05 and 4 as follows:
 
6    (5 ILCS 120/1.05)
7    Sec. 1.05. Training.
8    (a) Every public body shall designate employees, officers,
9or members to receive training on compliance with this Act.
10Each public body shall submit a list of designated employees,
11officers, or members to the Public Access Counselor. Within 6
12months after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the
1396th General Assembly, the designated employees, officers, and
14members must successfully complete an electronic training
15curriculum, developed and administered by the Public Access
16Counselor, and thereafter must successfully complete an annual

 

 

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1training program. Thereafter, whenever a public body
2designates an additional employee, officer, or member to
3receive this training, that person must successfully complete
4the electronic training curriculum within 30 days after that
5designation.
6    (b) Each elected or appointed member of a public body
7subject to this Act who is such a member on the effective date
8of this amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly must
9successfully complete the electronic training curriculum
10developed and administered by the Public Access Counselor. For
11these members, the training must be completed within one year
12after the effective date of this amendatory Act.
13    Each elected or appointed member of a public body subject
14to this Act who becomes such a member after the effective date
15of this amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly shall
16successfully complete the electronic training curriculum
17developed and administered by the Public Access Counselor. For
18these members, the training must be completed not later than
19the 90th day after the date the member:
20        (1) takes the oath of office, if the member is required
21    to take an oath of office to assume the person's duties as
22    a member of the public body; or
23        (2) otherwise assumes responsibilities as a member of
24    the public body, if the member is not required to take an
25    oath of office to assume the person's duties as a member of
26    the governmental body.

 

 

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1    Each member successfully completing the electronic
2training curriculum shall file a copy of the certificate of
3completion with the public body.
4    Completing the required training as a member of the public
5body satisfies the requirements of this Section with regard to
6the member's service on a committee or subcommittee of the
7public body and the member's ex officio service on any other
8public body.
9    The failure of one or more members of a public body to
10complete the training required by this Section does not affect
11the validity of an action taken by the public body.
12    An elected or appointed member of a public body subject to
13this Act who has successfully completed the training required
14under this subsection (b) and filed a copy of the certificate
15of completion with the public body is not required to
16subsequently complete the training required under this
17subsection (b).
18(Source: P.A. 96-542, eff. 1-1-10.)
 
19    (5 ILCS 120/4)  (from Ch. 102, par. 44)
20    Sec. 4. Any person violating any of the provisions of this
21Act, except subsection (b) of Section 1.05, shall be guilty of
22a Class C misdemeanor.
23(Source: P. A. 77-2549.)".